Adobe to power tonight’s live Simpsons episode

I’m so excited to see my old friends & teammates’ work get to step into the spotlight! The WSJ writes,

[Al] Jean and his team of animators are using software called Adobe Character Animator that will capture Castellaneta’s voice and then translate that in real time to Homer’s mouth, which will sync the movements. The animators will be able to control Homer’s movements, too, utilizing the software.

“It’s not a computer drawing; it’s animation we’ve put in there that will be activated by these buttons, these triggers,” says producer and animator David Silverman. […]

The number to call on Sunday night is 1-888-726-6660. The few fans lucky enough to get through should come prepared with something sharp.


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